Author: Daniel Moster

Discipleship = being all-in

See The Way of the Disciple by Pres. Dieter F. Uchtdorf Faithfully following our Savior doesn’t require that we become zealots, but it does mean that we give all that we can—and all that we are—to Him. It means striving to be like Him all the time, not just when it’s easy or convenient.

Behavior & Conviction

In 3 Nephi 15, the Lord announces that the Law of Moses has been fulfilled in Him. He has accomplished all its requirements, and its performances in large part are done away. The law of Moses was a behavioral discipline. But we know that, as President Packer said, the gospel of Jesus Christ has greater… Read more »

The Resolutionary War

7:30 already? “Crap,” I exclaimed groggily as I stretched my protesting leg muscles beneath the tangled sheets. My roommate’s alarm clock sounded like canon fire from the bunk above my head. “Good morning,” he grumbled in his characteristic pseudo-drunk, pseudo-French accent (paying daily homage to his favorite movie, The Brothers Bloom). I returned the salutation in like manner… Read more »

Marriage & Religion

For me, the question of whether or not living a religious lifestyle benefits marriage can only be answered in the affirmative. I have seen many people I love struggle through and end their marriages when their previously-strong commitment to God waned; it seems that losing faith in Him starts people on the path of losing… Read more »

Review: 7Twelve: A Diversified Investment Portfolio with a Plan

Craig Israelsen’s 7Twelve: A Diversified Investment Portfolio with a Plan is an excellent read about a very well-thought-out investment portfolio. Dr. Israelsen named the portfolio “7Twelve” after its components: seven asset classes divided into a total of twelve funds. This, he said, is how an investor can gain investment breadth as well as depth.  In… Read more »